Sovereigns since Confederation

Sovereigns Accession Death/abdication
Her Majesty Queen Victoria Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, Defender of the Faith - title of Empress of India assumed on January 1, 1877 Consort: His Royal Highness Prince Albert June 20, 1837 January 22, 1901 (death)
His Majesty King Edward VII King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and of the British Dominions beyond the Seas, Defender of the Faith, Emperor of India Consort: Her Majesty Queen Alexandra January 22, 1901 May 6, 1910 (death)
His Majesty King George V King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and of the British Dominions beyond the Seas, Defender of the Faith, Emperor of India Consort: Her Majesty Queen Mary May 6, 1910 January 20, 1936 (death)
His Majesty King Edward VIII King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and of the British Dominions beyond the Seas, Defender of the Faith, Emperor of India January 20, 1936 December 10, 1936 (abdication)
His Majesty King George VI King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and of the British Dominions beyond the Seas, Defender of the Faith, Emperor of India - this last title was relinquished on June 22, 1948 Consort: Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth December 10, 1936 February 6, 1952 (death)
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II Queen of the United Kingdom, Canada and her other realms and territories, Head of the Commonwealth, Defender of the Faith Consort: His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh February 6, 1952 n/a
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